Conflict helps us Learn

“How were you brave? How were you kind? How did you fail? What are you grateful for? These four little questions can be a helpful tool for unwinding a busy day at school and supporting a growth/flexible mindset for your student. It takes the focus away from pain and directs …

Triangle Conferences – A Snapshot

At TKG, we believe that students are people who are developing in their own way and at their own rate.  We favor a holistic approach to assessment that includes academic, social, and emotional development of each child.  Therefore, assessment of progress is through anecdotal observation, individual student conferences, formative assessments, …

Valentine’s Day without Commercialism – Is That Possible?

How we do Valentine’s Day @ TKG There are a few themes that come up around Valentine’s Day including commercialism, intrinsic motivation, and empowerment. In promoting a personal, comfortable, and marketing-free environment we try our best to furnish the space with natural materials that encourage exploration, cooperation, and freedom to …

Winter 2021 at TKG

Happy New Year! Here is a short update on TKG as we enter the Winter season. We have about 23 weeks left in the year and are now enrolling for Summer enrichment. Please contact us with your questions! Registration links will be available soon. We have waitlists for our classrooms …

Our Driving Questions

One of the structural requirements of Project-Based Learning (PBL), is the “driving question.” Every year, TKG classrooms feature a question that is inspired by current events and environment (in Reggio philosophy the environment is a teacher, too) to help guide learning plans. Our questions are designed to empower students and the community …

Join Our 2nd Annual Children’s Entrepreneur Fair – March 14

Observe the opportunity for children to launch their very own startup business. Sign up Here! Download the FLYER – EntrepreneurFair2020. Children develop a brand, create a product or service, build a marketing strategy, and then open for customers at our one-day marketplace. We will host 12 booths at the 2nd annual event …

Learning through Experience

You never stop learning. It is a well-documented fact. The days of having to be at a desk, waiting for someone to deliver the information, are long gone. The norm of “waiting your turn” to earn a seat at the table is shifting. The tools of learning are changing faster …